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PostPosted: Wed Jan 12, 2005 5:17 am    Post subject: Who was sphinx? Reply with quote

Who was sphinx

does anyone know?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2005 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The sphinx was the representation of the Pharoah as God's child.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2005 8:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Great Sphinx at Giza is thought to represent either Khafre, or as more recent evidence suggests, Djedefre. Both Kings are possible subjects of the statue.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2005 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

oh so it's a statue, thanks but it repisented a king?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Great Sphinx is a large statue at Giza, but 'sphinx' is just the Greek name for the human, ram, falcon or animal headed lions that can be found in Egypt.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 1:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In some cases the sphinx is a representation of the sun God, or the sum at the most burning period of the day. It is usually a ram or lion with the head of a human (usually that of a king). The two main ideas are simplified thus:

- A representation of a king, animals body, head of the king.
- A representaion of the Sun God at his most hot and burning time in the sky.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 6:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All depended on whose front yard we are talking about, now doesn't it?
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 20, 2005 4:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah, thanks for explaining
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2005 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Sphinx resembles khufu and it was thought to be built by djefre

people believe that the forgotten pharaoh djedefre built the sphinx and it resembles his father Khufu the sphinx is the guardian of the Giza Plateau


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2005 1:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Please people, use the Edit button!

It's located at the top right of your post.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2005 12:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess i was wrong about it resembling khufu.
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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2005 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think it's Djedefre.
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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2005 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They had a whole special on this on the Discovery channel, and they discussed about Djedefre and Khufu, and whether it was one or the other as the sphinx. From what I've seen, they're guessing Djedefre is the face of the sphinx. I wish I could remember the name of the show, though. It was about an hour long, and a LOT of debating. Shocked
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2005 7:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I found this:
http://www.darrinandjill.com/history/sphinx.htm
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2005 3:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I belive it is Khafre.
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